Stir well, then let simmer until done.
Roy Marcus and Jaco van Schoor believe they did not engage in any wrongdoing
This is the second time in as many weeks that prominent journalists have been called “Stratcom agents” without any proof
The editor of the Star, Makhudu Sefara, has stepped down in what he has described to Sapa as an "amicable departure".
Employees of the Independent newspaper group have voiced their anger over the dismissal of Cape Times editor Alide Dasnois.
The South African National Editors’ Forum has slammed the danger journalists are put in while out on stories after a Star photographer was injured.
A report that ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa would decline his nomination was the result of "unsavoury" sources, the Star newspaper has said.
Political editor Gaye Davis has resigned following a report in the Star that Cyril Ramaphosa had refused a nomination to be ANC deputy president.
Mvela group’s offer to buy media firm has sparked fears of greater political interference, writes Reg Rumney.
The press ombudsman has denied an ANC Youth League request for a probe into two newspapers’ use of incorrect quotes attributed to Julius Malema.
The ANC Youth League on Friday welcomed a front-page apology by the <em>Daily Sun</em> newspaper for misquoting its leader Julius Malema.
The <em>Star</em> on Thursday published an apology to ANCYL leader Julius Malema after it incorrectly quoted him criticising President Jacob Zuma.
The <i>Star</i> reported the City of Jo’burg warned its employees against downloading child pornography and bestiality material through a circular.
Statistics South Africa and the Star have settled a ”bitter battle” over an article which claimed that a multimillion-rand survey was bungled.
Anna Louw wrote numerous articles on Robert McBride’s drunk-driving case and related issues.
President Thabo Mbeki must release the letter he allegedly wrote to George Bush asking the American president to ”butt out” of Zimbabwe, the Democratic Alliance said on Thursday. Mbeki’s four-page letter to Bush apparently criticised the United States for taking sides against Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.
Could the visuals have stoked the attacks?
An American journalism teacher visiting SA has been horrified at the broadcast and publication of xenophobic violence. It clashes with her home experience where audiences are sheltered by the media.
George Mhanda came to Johannesburg to feed his family, struggling to eat under Robert Mugabe’s derelict rule. The Zimbabwean mechanic found a job in a local garage and a room in a small house in Tembisa township, and sent cash home every month.
The headlines of the papers at the newsstand at the Bree Street taxi rank on Monday reflect the deadly xenophobic violence that spread around Johannesburg on the weekend. ”Violence flares up,” the Sowetan says. ”Flames of hate” is the headline of both the Star and the Times.
”To be quite honest, trains at one stage were unreliable,” says Leon Vender, settling back into the plush seats of the new Business Express, a spanking new train service launched last week. While other commuters are battling the morning hell-run between Johannesburg and Pretoria, these commuters are sipping coffee and taking in the view.
There is no campaign to drive foreigners out of Alexandra, said African National Congress provincial chairperson Paul Mashatile on Wednesday outside the home of a victim of this week’s alleged xenophobic attacks in the Johannesburg township that have claimed three lives. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela also visited the township on Wednesday.
A wonder fuel-saving pill has entered the local market but the Automobile Association (AA) warned consumers on Monday to be cautious of such products. The tablet, called the MPG Cap, is added to tanks to make petrol burn more efficiently, said Tim Dunstan-Smith, who claims he was the first person to bring the product to South Africa.
The Constitutional Court has reserved judgement on a ban prohibiting journalists from reporting on divorce cases, a media report said on Friday. Earlier this year, the Cape High Court ruled that section 12 of the Divorce Act was unconstitutional after media group Johncom brought an application challenging it.
Police have confirmed the arrests of three men suspected to be involved in at least 14 robberies linked to OR Tambo International Airport. Police spokesperson Dennis Adriao said on Tuesday that he could confirm the arrests but could not comment further because the matter was in court.
Social Development Minister Zola Skweyiya was not in contempt of court and was respecting a high court ruling for social grants to be given to applicants with alternative forms of identification, his department said on Wednesday. The Department of Social Development said Skweyiya was in the process of implementing the court’s decision.
A total of 7 868 items of luggage belonging to South African Airways (SAA) passengers were reported missing from airports in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London in the three-month period between December 1 and February 29 this year.
Last weekend, in anticipation of an unfavourable result against my beloved red and whites at St James’s Park, I took the tried-and-tested ostrich method of arranging to be out of range of TV or radio. Instead I was cycling across England from Whitehaven on the west coast, arriving in a desolate Sunderland about one hour after the final whistle.
Former Springbok rugby player Joost van der Westhuizen has paid R15 000 to avoid prosecution on charges of malicious damage to property for breaking a security boom, a media report said on Friday. The father of two was to have handed himself over at Douglasdale Police Station on Thursday where he would have been formally charged.
African National Congress president Jacob Zuma on Friday said that the issue of bail for those accused of rape and murder needs to be debated. Speaking at the launch of the KwaZulu-Natal Institute of Local Government and Traditional Leadership Fundraising Summit, Zuma said: ”I don’t think we have debated the issue.”
Deputy Minister of Safety and Security Susan Shabangu told police that they should kill criminals if they threaten police or the community, the Star reported on Thursday. ”You must kill the bastards if they threaten you or the community. You must not worry about the regulations. That is my responsibility,” Shabangu said at an anti-crime imbizo on Wednesday.
The saga of police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi has won the Mail & Guardian‘s investigations team the Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Award for story of the year, it was announced on Wednesday evening at the seventh annual awards ceremony held at the Wanderers club in Johannesburg.
Former Elite bouncer Jonathan Street sat impassively as he was sentenced to an effective 24 years in jail for the murder of 18-year-old art student Kyle Norris, the Star reported on Thursday. Street was found guilty, earlier this month, of shooting Norris in the head at the Mac X sports and strip club in Edenvale, east of Johannesburg, on November 19 2006.